Glas sentence example
- The remains of Basingwerk Abbey (Maes glas, green field), partly Saxon and partly Early English, are near the station.
- Glas, perhaps derived from an old Teutonic root gla-, a variant of glo-, having the general sense of shining, cf.
- The seat of this congregation was shortly afterwards transferred to Dundee (whence Glas subsequently removed to Edinburgh), where he officiated for some time as an "elder."
- Ultimately in 1730 Glas returned to Dundee, where the remainder of his life was spent.
- Glas's published works bear witness to his vigorous mind and scholarly attainments.Advertisement
- Glas dissented from the Westminster Confession only in his views as to the spiritual nature of the church and the functions of the civil magistrate.
- William Godwin was educated for his father's profession at Hoxton Academy, where he was under Andrew Kippis the biographer and Dr Abraham Rees of the Cyclopaedia, and was at first more Calvinistic than his teachers, becoming a Sande manian, or follower of John Glas, whom he describes as "a celebrated north-country apostle who, after Calvin had damned ninety-nine in a hundred of mankind, has contrived a scheme for damning ninety-nine in a hundred of the followers of Calvin."
- John Glas, founder of the sect known as Glassites or Sandemanians, was a native of the town.
- In 1402 he routed the forces of the Mortimers at Bryn Glas near Knighton in Maesyfed, where he captured Sir Edmund Mortimer, the uncle and guardian of the legitimate heir to the English throne, the young earl of March.
- The rebel achieved his greatest success in June 1402, when he surprised and routed the whole levy of the marcher lords at Bryn Glas, between Pilleth and Knighton, capturing (among many other prisoners) Sir Edmund Mortimer, the uncle and guardian of the young earl of March, whom all malcontents regarded as the rightful monarch of England.Advertisement
- In the line of mythical ancestors which extends without interruption up to Noah, the names of Fenius Farsaid, Goedel Glas, Eber Scot and Breogan constantly recur in Irish story.
- Many Thanks Margaret and Arthur Weaver stayed at parc glas bach, moylegrove in May 2005 Enjoyed our stay in your comfortable cottage.
- After more tiresome wading through the endless snowdrift we reached the featureless tump of Pen Twyn Glas 646m.
- He next laboured in Perth for a few years, where he was joined by Robert Sandeman (see Glasites), who became his son-in-law, and eventually was recognized as the leader and principal exponent of Glas's views; these he developed in a direction which laid them open to the charge of antinomianism.
- Gravity Glas sinks are made by hand and no two are exactly alike.Advertisement